2014 Maggy Hawk Graceful Lady Maggy Hawk Estate Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., pH 3.67, TA 0.57, 178 cases, 176 cases, $66. Clone 777. 5-day cold soak, slow moving AMII yeast fermentation, daily punch downs, and aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 38% new. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Deep cherry aroma with a touch of spice, tobacco and bittersweet chocolate. The delicious Bing cherry and black raspberry core has a just picked quality. Upon opening, the gorgeous fruit is wrapped in an oak corset, but the oak relaxes over time in the glass. The tannins are gracious making for easy enjoyment and the wine finishes with purpose. Score: 93. Reviewed May 7, 2017

Winery: Maggy Hawk
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines